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QUT student engineers his way to Formula One

28-10-2016 QUT engineering student Jaden Partridge is in a rush with no sign of slowing down.

RangerBot wins public’s heart and philanthropic funding

26-10-2016 The Great Barrier Reef Foundation’s plans for a low-cost ‘robo reef protector’ has been given the thumbs up by the public and by Google.

Queensland’s 2017 Rhodes Scholar is Ellen Cliff

25-10-2016 Ms Cliff graduated from The Australian National University this year with a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) in Chemistry and Marine Science.

QUT News & Events Wrap - October 25 edition

25-10-2016 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 14,740 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter. To subscribe to this wrap, please email

Rise of the screens: YouTube most popular digital content in Australian classrooms

25-10-2016 A QUT report suggests Australian schools should be more flexible with the use of YouTube and other social media platforms to embrace new trends in ‘edutainment’, allowing teachers to maximize the value of ‘teachable’ and ‘in the moment’ content.

There’s no need for an app for that! Internet of Things connects with Brisbane

25-10-2016 QUT has partnered with Meshed and The Things Network to launch Brisbane’s first public access Internet of Things network to bring low-power, long-range, wide-area connectivity to the city using the open standard technology, LoRaWAN.

Home handy but not so stable: steep rise in ladder-related falls

24-10-2016 Researchers at QUT have warned about the rising popularity of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture after a steep rise in the number of people falling from ladders.

Nutritionists must take a bigger piece of the pie when it comes to influencing food policy

24-10-2016 Nutrition professionals need to step up to the plate and gain a larger portion of influence on food policy in Australia to dilute the heavy concentration of ‘food industry’ representatives with direct links to food policy decision makers.

Crown-of-thorns starfish – nailed it!

21-10-2016 It’s the moment the Great Barrier Reef’s been waiting for – confirmation QUT’s autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) can help stop the reef’s most prolific pest, the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS).

Groundbreaking QUT review on counteracting mobile phone distraction while driving

21-10-2016 With mobile phone use by drivers now a reality, a groundbreaking QUT review looking at the issue as a task-sharing problem has recommended further research into how to make the practice safer.


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